October 28, 2023

Press Release

SCNZ´s Excellence In Steel Awards 2023

Steel Construction New Zealand (SCNZ) is pleased to announce the results of 2023 SCNZ Excellence in Steel Awards. The winners were announced on 27 November in Queenstown, where more than 200 structural steel industry leaders and specialists gathered to celebrate the sector’s commitment to innovation, best practice and collaboration.

“The high calibre of entries is testament to the industry’s ongoing commitment to raising the bar,” said SCNZ Chair, David Moore. “Our local industry has also maintained its programme of investment in new cutting-edge plant, machinery and technology. These advances in technology have made it possible to construct highly complex steel structures that were previously out of reach,” he added.

The 2023 winners are:

  • Supreme & Over $3M Category Winner: MJH Engineering for One Whitmore Street
  • $1.5M-$3M Winner: VIP Structural Steel for LPC Straddle Crane Workshop
  • $500K-$1.5M Winner: All Steel Services for Tryp Hotel
  • Under $500K Winner: Cambridge Steel Fabricators for Cambridge Tree House
  • Earthquake Strengthening Winner: Jensen McArley & Associates and Jay Cee Welding for HB Central
  • Standalone Residential Winner: Black Steel Mobile for Ōrākei Basin Home

The Young Achiever of the Year award went to Grayson Engineering employee, Bridget Young. This is the second year in a row that Manukau-based Grayson Engineering has produced a Young Achiever of the Year. The Apprentice of the Year was won by Red Steel employee, Caleb Ireland. The prominent SCNZ Chair’s Award was given to Mike Klemick, technical specification manager for Dimond Steel, in recognition of his lasting contribution to New Zealand’s structural steel industry.

Full details of the Awards results are on the SCNZ website: www.scnz.org